Thinking Sensing and Behaving

Photograph of a man cleaning and taking care of a child at the same time
The brain works best with one job at a time, but daily life calls for multitasking, causing a “bottle neck” in the brain.
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Hemispatial neglect — the loss of awareness of one side of the body — is common in stroke victims.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 31, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 24, 2020.
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Amacrine cells fine tune electrical signaling in the retina.
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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of August 17, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 10, 2020.
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Special receptors under your skin create the feelings of itch, touch, temperature, and pain.
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Light-sensing cells convert tiny packets of light into your view of the world.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 3, 2020.
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Playing music may keep your brain healthy and fit as you age.
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Strokes, confusion, and loss of smell have left neuroscientists worried about what the novel coronavirus means for the nervous system.
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Studying honeybees could unlock the mysteries of brain waves.
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